Jaini Khachudi (Ceropegia jainii )

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Adesh Shivkar

Oct 17, 2008, 10:25:44 AM10/17/08
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Place: Kass Plateau, Approx. 20 kms north of Satara, Maharashtra.

Location of flower / plant: on moist grassland near fresh water stream.....we found several of these on the Kaas plateau.

Date: 5th Oct, 2008

Equipment: Canon 40 D Camera + Tamron 90 mm macro lens

Species: Ceropegia jainii

Local name (Marathi) : Jaini Khachudi
English Common name: Jaini Ceropegia

Notes: Jaini Ceropegia is a very rare and threatened herb, endemic to the Sahyadri Hills. It is a small erect herb, 10-20 cm high, with tuberous root. Sometimes the flower is completely purplish-red. Flowering: August-October.
(Source: www.flowersofindia.net )

Warm Regards,
Adesh Shivkar

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J.M. Garg

Oct 17, 2008, 10:39:17 AM10/17/08
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Hi, Adesh ji,
Wonderful presentation alongwith breath-taking shots. If everyone makes so much of effort, it will be wonderful.
One link but with very little details:http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/65760/
For learning about our trees & plants, please visit/ join Google e-group (Indiantreepix) http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepix?hl=en

satish phadke

Oct 18, 2008, 3:01:49 AM10/18/08
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Beautiful shots !!

2008/10/17 J.M. Garg <jmg...@gmail.com>
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